Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Effect of Traditional Chinese Medicine Product, QiangGuYin, on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Turnover in Chinese Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Table 1

Baseline characteristics. There were no significant differences between treatments based on one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) for continuous variables.

CharacteristicAlendronate
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QGY
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Placebo
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Age (y)59.8 ± 4.758.8 ± 4.459.4 ± 4.5
Years since menopause11.7 ± 5.510.5 ± 5.011.6 ± 5.7
Height (cm)156.2 ± 6.6156.1 ± 6.7156.1 ± 6.0
Weight (kg)56.1 ± 8.856.1 ± 8.956.2 ± 8.8
BMI22.8 ± 3.223.0 ± 3.523.0 ± 3.2
BMD (g/cm2); -score [mean (SD)]
 Lumbar spine0.616 ± 0.0490.616 ± 0.0470.615 ± 0.049
−3.30 ± 0.47−3.30 ± 0.45−3.31 ± 0.47
 Femoral neck0.607 ± 0.0700.606 ± 0.0720.616 ± 0.064
−1.91 ± 0.65−1.92 ± 0.68−1.83 ± 0.61
 Intertrochanter0.718 ± 0.0540.720 ± 0.0530.716 ± 0.053
−2.23 ± 0.37−2.22 ± 0.36−2.25 ± 0.36
 Total hip0.651 ± 0.0400.650 ± 0.0420.650 ± 0.042
−2.11 ± 0.31−2.11 ± 0.32−2.10 ± 0.32
Biochemical markers [mean (SE)]
 P1NP (ng/ml)48.60 ± 2.4147.14 ± 2.3148.11 ± 2.44
β-CTX (ng/ml)0.442 ± 0.120.437 ± 0.120.440 ± 0.12